PlayStation.com

Legal

 
 
Triangle Circle Shapes
Square Cross Shapes

Terms and Conditions – Specific Rules for the “2014 Advent Calendar” Competition

 

1. The "2014 Advent Calendar” competition (“Competition”) is open to persons aged 18 years or over who are residents  UK & Ireland (“Entrant Country”) except employees, agents, contractors or consultants of the Promoter (as defined below) and their immediate families, the Promoter's associated companies and anyone else professionally connected with the Competition (“Entrants).

 

2. The Competition is open for entries on 1 December 2014 at 09.00 (GMT) ("Opening Date") and closes on the 25 December 2014 at 23.59 (GMT) ("Closing Date").  The period from the Opening Date to and including the Closing Date shall be referred to as the “Competition Period”.

 

3. The Competition shall consist of twenty five (25) different questions (each a “Daily Question”), where a Daily Question will be posted each day at 09:00 (GMT) for the twenty five (25) consecutive days in the Competition Period (“Consecutive Days”). Each Daily Question must be answered no later than 23:59 (GMT) on the Consecutive Day on which it was posted (“Closing Time”).

 

4. The Competition is free to enter and no purchase of any kind is necessary.  By entering the Competition, Entrants accept and will be bound by these terms and conditions (“Terms”).

 

5. To enter the Competition, Entrants must complete the following steps during the Competition Period:

 

a)       if they do not already have a Sony Entertainment Network (“SEN”) account (previously known as PlayStation®Network), create one using their PlayStation® system or by visiting http://eu.playstation.com/registration/;

b)      visit the EN  PlayStation Forum at http://community.eu.playstation.com/playstationeu (“Forum”);

c)       sign into their SEN account;

d)    click on the “Competition – 2014 Advent Calendar” thread http://community.eu.playstation.com/t5/Competitions/bd-p/bEN_Competitions

e)      which will include the Daily Question for the Consecutive Day (“Thread”);

f)     Entrants may choose to design a picture by   either:

I. using any design packages on their computer; or

II.          using any other materials to complete their picture;

g)    fonce the picture is complete Entrants must either:

I.          save a digital copy of their completed picture; or

II.          take a photo of their completed picture,

(each an “Image”);

h)     post a reply by uploading their Image to the Thread.  The Image submitted must be in .jpeg format, must not be greater than 600 pixels wide and the file size must not exceed 1000 kilobytes.  Entrants’ PSN Online ID must be clearly readable in the Image submitted; and

i)      Entrants must ensure their post complies with the Community Guidelines (in particular please avoid double-posting and creating duplicate threads) and the eu.playstation.com Terms of Use.

j)      Entrants must ensure their post complies with the Community Guidelines (in particular please avoid double-posting and creating duplicate threads) and the eu.playstation.com Terms of Use.Entrants must ensure their post complies with the Community Guidelines (in particular please avoid double-posting and creating duplicate threads) and the eu.playstation.com Terms of Use.

 

6. Registration for Sony Entertainment Network is subject to acceptance of the SEN Terms of Service and User Agreement and SEN Privacy Policy.

 

7. Each Entrant may only submit one (1) entry per Consecutive Day and will only be eligible to win one (1) Prize per Consecutive Day (as defined below).

 

8. Each Entrant must adhere to the General Rules and in particular, to sections 7 and 8.  In addition, entries must not contain any:

 

a)     pornography, nudity, or sexually explicit imagery;

b)    abusive, offensive or hateful imagery or language;

c)     harassing or defamatory content;

d)    content that compromises the privacy or safety of yourself or others;

e)     content that demeans a particular gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ethnicity or nationality;

f)     violent or dangerous behaviour; and/or

g)    spam, advertising or other commercial activities.

 

9. Each Entrant grants to the Promoter a non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use entries for promotional purposes and for all the purposes related to the Competition, across all media including any online platforms under their control.

 

10. All entries must be completely original so as not to breach any third party copyright.  The Promoter accepts no liability if Entrants ignore these Terms and each Entrant agrees to fully indemnify the Promoter against any claims by any third party arising from any breach of these Terms.

 

11. There will be one (1) winner for each Consecutive Day giving a total of twenty five (25) winners (each a “Winner”).  Each Winner will be selected by a Most Valued PlayStationer “MVP” (as defined on the PlayStation Forum) and one (1) or more employees of the Promoter based upon the originality and creativity of the Reply. Each MVP is an independent judge and is not permitted to enter the Competition themselves.  The decision of the judges is final.

 

12. The Promoter shall notify each Winner, by Private Message (“PM”) on the Forum, of their selection within two (2) weeks of the Closing Date.

 

13. In order to claim their Prize, each Winner must respond to the Promoter’s PM on the Forum specifying their name, date of birth and postal address, within thirty (30) days of receiving it.

 

Consecutive Day

Prize

1 December 2014

PS3 AR nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star game with an approximate value of £20

2 December 2014

PS3 Rugby 15 game with an approximate value of £35

3 December 2014

PS3 Escape game with an approximate value of £26

4 December 2014

PS3 Arcana Heart 3 Love Max!!!!! game with an approximate value of £30

5 December 2014

PS3 MXvsATV Supercross game with an approximate value of £22

6 December 2014

PS3 Killer is Dead game with an approximate value of £15

7 December 2014

PS3 Project Diva F2nd game with an approximate value of £37

8 December 2014

PS3 Dragon Age Inquisition game with an approximate value of £40

9 December 2014

PS3 Persona P4AU Arena Ultimax game with an approximate value of £40

10 December 2014

PS3 Farcry 4 game with an approximate value of £40

11 December 2014

PS3 Adventure Time The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom game with an approximate value of £25

12 December 2014

PS3 Digimon All Star Rumble game with an approximate value of £30

13 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 LEGO Batman 3 Beyond Gotham Game £35
b) One (1) Vita Farming Simulator 14 Game £25
c) One (1) PS4 Game LEGO Movie Video Game £20
With a total approximate value of £80

14 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 Assassin's Creed Rogue Game £35
b) One (1) Vita Natural Doctrine Game £25
c) One (1) PS4 Call of Duty Ghosts Game £30
d) One (1) Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon Mug £5
With a total approximate value of £95

15 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 Game £30
b) One (1) Vita Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisted Game £30
c) One (1) PS4 NBA 2k15 Game £40
d) One (1) Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon Mug £5
With a total approximate value of £105

16 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 Tears to Tiara II Game £35
b) One (1) Vita Akira's Trip: Undead & Undressed Game £30
c) One (1) PS4 Sleeping Dogs Definitive Edition Game £30
d) One (1) Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon Mug £5
With a total approximate value of £100

17 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 The Wolf Among Us Game £20
b) One (1) Vita LEGO Batman 3 Game £25
c) One (1) PS4 Assassin's Creed Unity Game £45
d) One (1) Mass Effect Mug £5
With a total approximate value of £95

18 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 Borderlands the Pre-Sequel Game £30
b) One (1) Vita Arcana Heart 3 Love Max!!!!! Game £30
c) One (1) PS4 Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 Game £35
d) One (1) 1 PS2 Satchel Bag £10
With a total approximate value of £105

19 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Game £50
b) One (1) Vita Rugby 15 Game £25
c) One (1) PS4 Rugby 15 Game £45
d) One (1) 1 GT6 Bag £10
With a total approximate value of £130

20 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 WWE 2k15 Game £35
b) One (1) Vita Dangan Ronpa 2 Game £30
c) One (1) PS4 W2K15 Game £40
d) One (1) Beyond Hoodie £30
With a total approximate value of £135

21 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 Enemy Front Game £20
b) One (1) Vita Lego Ninjago Ninoroids Game £20
c) One (1) PS4 The Walking Dead Game £25
d) One (1) Beyond Hoodie £30
With a total approximate value of £95

22 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 Falling Skies Game £30
b) One (1) Vita One Piece Unlimited World Red Game £25
c) One (1) PS4 Alien Isolation Game £35
d) One (1) Beyond Hoodie £30
 With a total approximate value of £120

23 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 Just Dance 2015 Game £25
b) One (1) Vita Moto GP 14 Game £35
c) One (1) PS4 Lords of the Fallen Game £35
d) One (1) Beyond Hoodie £30
With a total approximate value of £125

24 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 F1 2014 Game £40
b) One (1) Vita Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Game£15
c) One (1) PS4 Shadow Warrior Game £30
d) One (1) Killzone Mercenary Playing Cards £5
With a total approximate value of £90

25 December 2014

a) One (1) PS3 AR nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star Game £20
b) One (1) Vita LEGO Movie Videogame Game £15
c) One (1) PS4 MXGP Game £40
d) One (1) Hitman Absolution T Shirt £10
With a total approximate value of £85

 

 

14. Prizes must be taken as stated and may not be deferred.  There will be no cash alternatives; however the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any Prize with a prize of a similar value.

 

15. The Promoter cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any problem which may result in any Competition entry or other correspondence being lost or not being properly registered.

 

16. In the event of a dispute, the Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

 

17. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel the Competition or amend these Terms at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion or if circumstances arise outside its control.

 

18. The Promoter will use reasonable endeavours to send, by registered post, the Prize to each Winner within thirty (30) days of receiving a Winner’s details.

 

19. If a Prize is found to be ineffective, faulty or damaged upon receipt, the Promoter must be notified in writing within seven (7) days of receipt, otherwise the Prize will be deemed to be accepted as received.  This does not affect a Winner’s statutory rights (if any).

 

20. The Promoter may, at its sole discretion, publish each Winner’s name on the Promoter’s website(s).  Each Winner’s name will be made available on reasonable request to those enclosing a self-addressed envelope marked ‘2014 Advent Calendar Competition’ to the following address: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom within six (6) weeks of the Closing Date.

 

21. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these Terms or incorrect, illegible, fraudulent or other invalid or improper information has been provided, the Promoter may in its sole discretion refuse to process an entry or fulfil any Prize awarded.

 

22. Each Winner may be required to pay tax on any Prize won in accordance with their jurisdiction’s tax legislation and will be responsible for any related tax liability.

 

23. General Rules apply to the Competition.  Please click here to view the General Rules.

 

24. The “Promoter” is: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom.

 

25. To the extent permitted by applicable law, these Terms shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and the contract between each Entrant and the Promoter shall be deemed to have been formed and performed in England.